Ghana Records 891 New COVID-19 Cases; Total Count Now 21,968

There has been an astronomical increase in Ghana's COVID-19 infection rate in the last 2 days due to some back logs.

According to updates provided by the Ghana Health Service, 891 new infections were detected in 73 districts
taking the count from 21,077 to 21,968 as at Tuesday morning.

Recoveries are up to 17,156 with the death count still standing at 129.

At a press briefing on Tuesday organized by the Information Ministry, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, said these new cases are from samples dating back “mainly from June 26 to July 3.”

There are 4,683 active cases of which 22 are severe.

Six of the severe cases are in a critical condition and five are on ventilators.

For the bulk of the new cases, 571 were recorded in 24 districts in the Greater Accra Region, 93 cases from 18 districts in the Ashanti Region and 86 from five districts in the Western Region.

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